The city-based Call of Duty League is changing to some other format amid the continuing novel coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, the league said that forthcoming matches will be played online compared to big events hosted by cities across North America and Europe. “Call of Duty League has seen firsthand the energy of our live events in our inaugural season, and will go back to city-based competition before live audiences as soon as it’s secure and logistically possible,” reads the announcement .
Call of Duty Shifts to Only Online Games
The league claims that upcoming games will nevertheless be broadcast on YouTube for fans to watch, though it is not clear when they’ll take place. The CDL claims that”dates will be announced soon.” Up to now, matches are hosted in Minnesota, London, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.
While several traditional sports leagues are forced to shut down completely , the electronic nature of esports such as Call of Duty means that lots of leagues can go forward with some alterations. “In the meantime, Call of Duty League is convinced it will continue to provide fans what they want: amazing competition between the top players, competing at the maximum level, for the right to be regarded as the best team in the world,” that the CDL said in a statement.